Everything You Ever Wondered About Hiring a Community Health Worker

Does your agency need to connect with members of the community? Do you serve people who need help with healthcare information and services? Do you find there’s a disconnect between your clients or high-risk patients and healthcare, government, and social service systems? Then you could probably benefit from hiring a community health worker (CHW). The …

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Where Do CHWs Work?

The number of community health workers nationally is on the rise. Many agencies have discovered that these community health specialists are the key to reaching people who are often left out of traditional healthcare. And program directors are eager to have CHWs work in their teams. The positive results of working with CHWs—and promotores, health …

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Community Engagement the Right Way with Outreach Skills

Four essential outreach skills for putting a community engagement plan into action. After months—maybe years—of planning, research, building, and even growing a few extra gray hairs, your program is ready for your community. You’re certain that you’ve trained your community health team to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, keep people out of emergency rooms, lower …

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CHW Training for Health Navigators, Promotores, and Other Titles

Professional development for community health workers (CHWs) is more useful and available than ever before. Health and community agencies are looking for ways to provide standardized and rigorous skill-building for their teams. Teams of CHWs are growing all around the US. In fact, overall employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to …

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How To Train Your Team in CHW Core Competencies

On March 23rd, we connected live with dozens of CHW program managers, directors and CHWs to talk about CHW roles in different states, the key aspects of CHW jobs, different job titles, and how to run a successful CHW program.

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